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Harness flash SSD performance and mission-critical availability with the Dell EMC VMAX 250F storage array, the entry point to the VMAX All Flash family.

Dell EMC VMAX 250F All-Flash Storage

Make scalable VMAX performance and rich data services yours at the lowest starting price yet with Dell EMC VMAX 250F All Flash. The entry model in our VMAX All Flash family, VMAX 250F delivers flash performance, low latency, and high availability in a compact footprint for your modern data center. Consolidate block and file workloads on a single multi-controller storage array.

Dell EMC VMAX 250F lets you start as small as a single V-Brick. V-Bricks are scale-out building blocks that consist of a VMAX engine and 11 TB of base flash storage. Scale up incrementally with 11 TB Flash Capacity Packs.

With included software and an easy-to-add optional FX software package, benefiting from trusted data services is simple. Achieve 4:1 storage efficiency with inline compression and other data reduction tools.

Key features:

  • Supports over 1 million IOPS
  • Starts at 11 TB and scales to 1 PB effective capacity with data reduction
  • Ensures uptime of 99.9999% availability
  • Orderable with advanced replication, data encryption, storage management, data protection, and access to cloud storage tiering

  • Product Spec Sheet VMAX All Flash Tech Spec 
    Product Data Sheet VMAX All Flash Data Sheet 
    VMAX All Flash Software Data Sheet 
    Processors Intel® Xeon® Processors 
    Compares To HPE 3PAR  
    HDS VSP  
    V-Bricks (for Scale Out) 1-2 
    Base TB per V-Brick 11 TB 
    Typical Effective Max Capacity with Data Reduction Assumes inline compression 1 PBe (petabytes of effective capacity) 
    Maximum IOPS Over 1 million 
    Maximum Front-End Host Ports 64 
    Response Time (Mixed Workloads) Under 500 microseconds 
    Product VMAX Products 
    Solution For Data Center Consolidation 
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    Enterprise Storage 
    Midrange Storage 

     VMAX 250FVMAX 450FVMAX 850FVMAX 950F
    Maximum IOPS1 million1.5 million4 million6.7 million
    Response Time (Mixed Workloads)Under 500 microsecondsUnder 500 microsecondsUnder 500 microseconds350 microseconds
    Typical Effective Max Capacity with Data Reduction1 PBe2 PBe4 PBe4 PBe
    V-Bricks (for Scale Out)1-21-41-81-8
    Base TB per V-Brick11 TB53 TB53 TB

    53 TB (open systems)
    13 TB (mainframe)

    Maximum Front-End Host Ports6496192192 (open systems)
    256 (mainframe)
    Use CaseMidmarket and enterprise storage, consolidation, transactional workloadsEnterprise storage, high consolidation, transactional workloadsEnterprise storage, massive consolidation, transactional workloadsEnterprise storage, consolidation at scale, mixed open and mainframe workloads
    Storage TypeBlock, file, open systems,
    IBM i
    Block, file, open systems,
    IBM i, or mainframe
    Block, file, open systems,
    IBM i, or mainframe
    Block, file, open systems,
    IBM i, and mainframe
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  • Recommended SoftwareDescription
    FX Software PackageBuilds on the VMAX 250F base software by adding remote replication with SRDF, PowerPath (75 hosts), cloud tiering support, eNAS, and more.
    Data Protection ProductsDescription
    Data DomainEnsure data protection and recovery at the highest levels of data integrity for disk backup, archive, and disaster recovery.
    Data Protection Suite Enterprise EditionProtect data using best-of-breed software products for continuous replication, snapshot, deduplicated and traditional backup, and archive.
  • All VMAX All Flash configurations come with a 1 year Limited Hardware Warranty. All software comes with the EMC Software Warranty. VMAX All Flash arrays also include an all-flash storage efficiency guarantee.


    The following additional services are available for purchase.

    Support Services
    ProSupport for Enterprise (formerly Enhanced, Premium Support)

    24x7 remote technical support, options for next business day or 4-hour mission critical onsite response, automated issue detection, self-service case initiation, and hypervisor, operating environment software and OS support  

    ProSupport Plus for Enterprise


    Includes all ProSupport for Enterprise features, plus priority access to ProSupport Plus engineers, a designated Technology Service Manager, regular assessments and recommendations, monthly reporting, and systems maintenance guidance  


    Professional Services
    Installation Services Provides onsite physical installation and configuration of the VMAX All Flash array for online operation.
    Provisioning Services Provides initial provisioning of Storage Groups and TDEVs (Thin Devices). Also includes Unisphere for VMAX knowledge transfer.
    Migration Services Quickly move data from existing storage to your VMAX All Flash array to speed deployment.
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